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Are You Getting Enough Vacations From Your Labor?

As this post goes up it’s Labor Day in the United States. Traditionally it’s been a day when we celebrate worker rights we often take for granted. These rights had to be fought for by dedicated troublemakers at some point. Things
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You’re Free to Leave the Asylum

An American passport can get you into 174 countries around the world. In many of those countries it’s possible to become a legal resident—or just keep renewing a tourist visa. There’s no rule saying you have to stay in the country
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You Don’t Have to Put Up With Crappy Health Care Options

The USA has some of the most developed health care equipment, some of the best-trained specialists, and some of the best-equipped hospitals in the world. There’s just one big problem: the average American can’t afford access to those shiny superlatives. A
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What it Costs to Live in Albania

I know that moving to Albania is not at the top of future expats’ lists very often. After spending some time there recently, I’m thinking maybe it should be. Most people probably can’t find Albania on a map, but this formerly
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99 Cans of Craft Beer on the Wall

If you live or travel in the USA, you’ll notice there’s a lot of really great beer in cans now. A lot of those cans haveĀ  great artwork too. For most of beer’s history, this was not true. You bought good